Steven Stamkos on the subway and other bizarre phone interviews
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Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos is on the cover of the latest issue of The Hockey News. I was tasked with getting ‘Stammer’ on the phone for the article, which also included interviews with teammates, family and others who know the captain.…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)NEW YORK / TORONTO -- NHL Network™-U.S. will begin its 2014-15 preseason broadcast schedule with the Buffalo Sabres-Washington Capitals game on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Highlighted by rivalries, doubleheaders, player debuts, the Sept. 24...Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo Sabres regroup with new players after setting franchise record for lossesthehockeynews.com Sep 18 (2 days ago)Buffalo Sabres regroup with new players after setting franchise record for lossesUpvote Share Tweet
10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were resolvedthehockeynews.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)Ryan Johansen’s contract negotiations with the Columbus Blue Jackets are…contentious. Yesterday started with Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen drawing a line in the sand by insinuating the start of training camp as a cut off point. Later on, team preside…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Sep 17 (3 days ago)The annual Traverse City prospects tournament is in the books for another year and this time, Columbus came out on top despite losing 2014 first-rounder Sonny Milano in the first game. Despite boasting some of the biggest names in the tournament, the Sa…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Sep 15 (5 days ago)Ever since Brian Gionta signed with the Buffalo Sabres, there has been plenty of speculation on who would be the next captain of the Montreal Canadiens. Would it be Max Pacioretty? Andrei Markov? Tomas Plekanec? Or how about Norris winner and face of th…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Sep 11The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defensemen Henrik Tallinder and Brendan Mikkelson to professional tryout contracts, the team announced Thursday. Tallinder is a veteran of 678 NHL games who played last season with the Buffalo Sabres, the tea...Upvote Share TweetBuffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has reached an agreement to buy the Buffalo Bills of the NFL. "Kim and I are humbled and honored that the Wilson family has chosen us to be the second owner of the Buffalo Bills," Pegula said in a statement Tue...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 9The phrase “adding insult to injury” comes to mind after viewing this clip from the KHL; because although Max Afinogenov wasn’t literally injured, we imagine his pride might have been. Afinogenov, the 35-year-old inexplicable member of the Buffalo Sabre…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 9Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula reached a sale agreement with the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, the team announced.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 8At least three ownership groups, including Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, submitted formal bids to buy the Buffalo Bills on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: What will the Senators do with Bobby Ryan & Marc Methot?thehockeynews.com Sep 8Contract talks between the Ottawa Senators and defenseman Marc Methot have apparently reached a stalemate. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch reports Methot, whose current annual cap hit is $3 million, is believed to be seeking a deal comparable to Brooks …Upvote Share Tweet
The top 10 players in line for bounce-back seasonsthehockeynews.com Sep 5Even the best players in the world can have slumps and it’s not fun when it happens to your favorite. But with every fresh campaign there is hope for renewal and as we approach the 2014-15 installment of NHL hockey, some players may be a little more eag…Upvote Share TweetVille Leino’s six-year, $27 million contract would have three more seasons remaining had he not been bought out by the Sabres in June. In three seasons in Buffalo, he recorded 46 points in 137 games. In his contract year in Philadelphia prior moving to …Upvote Share Tweet
THN’s 2014-15 NHL season preview: Buffalo Sabresthehockeynews.com Sep 12013-14 record: 21-51-10, 16th in East, 30th overall Acquisitions: Andre Benoit, Tyson Strachan, Andrej Meszaros, Josh Gorges, Brian Gionta, Cody McCormick, Matt Moulson Departures: Matt D’Agostini, John Scott, Kevin Porter, Cory Conacher, Christian Ehr…Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo Sabres’ Patrick Kaleta helps disabled man in needthehockeynews.com Aug 27Rick Jarosz is a 42-year-old single dad raising his 11-year-old son in a suburb of Buffalo. He’s an upstanding member of the community and volunteers with the local school to help teach kids to read. Seventeen years ago, Jarosz was injured in a forklift…Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Stewart on Sabres season: “Tanking is not in my DNA”thehockeynews.com Aug 24It’s hard not to think of Chris Stewart’s 2013-14 season as a slow, smothering banishment. He entered the season with St. Louis as its reigning top scorer, but that feels like an eternity ago. He struggled to find his consistency and fell as far as the …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 21There’s going to be a junior hockey team playing at First Niagara Center on Oct. 22. And while this might seem like a reasonable commentary on the state of the Buffalo Sabres, we’re actually talking about the Niagara IceDogs vs. the Connor McDavids, er,…Upvote Share Tweet
Buffalo Sabres' front-office shift includes Devine moving to player personnel director rolethehockeynews.com Aug 20Buffalo Sabres' front-office shift includes Devine moving to player personnel director roleUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 20Tim Murray isn’t going to like this. The Buffalo Sabres general manager already registered his dissatisfaction with the NHL’s changes to its draft lottery, which were approved by the Board of Governors earlier this year. The issue? The immediacy: They w…Upvote Share Tweet(Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …Upvote Share Tweet
Eastern Conference Risers And FallersSep 16Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun, Katie Strang and Craig Custance look at the teams in the NHL's Eastern Conference that improved in the offseason, and those that are starting to slide backward.
Ownership Choice Excites Bills FansSep 9ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses the news that Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula have reached a tentative agreement to buy the Bills.
Pegula Reaches Agreement To Buy BillsSep 9ESPN NFL analyst Mark Schlereth discusses the news that Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has reached a tentative agreement to buy the Bills.
Report: Bid For Bills Tops A BillionJul 30ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak discusses the report that Terry Pegula's bid for the team was over $1 billion.
Questions Unanswered as the Focus ShiftsSep 19NEW YORK—The most important news conference of Roger Goodell’s eight-year reign as NFL commissioner, days overdue, lasted 44 minutes and was peppered with various forms of apology over the original light sentence in the Ray Rice case. Goodell used much …
Documentary on Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki draws a big crowd in Ge…Sep 19The premiere of a documentary on Dirk Nowitzki drew teammates, ex-teammates, coaches and more all the way to Germany.
Rematch of the MismatchSep 19How did the Broncos respond to the 35-point Super Bowl loss to the Seahawks? By changing two-thirds of their regular lineup. The proof of the makeover is stunning, especially with 10 of 12 changes to the defensive regulars. Heading into Super Bowl remat…
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